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Sarah Stein

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    Dr. Sarah Stein is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine where she is the Director of Pediatric Dermatology and served as the Dermatology Residency Program Director from 2012-2019. She received her BA degree from Haverford College and her MD degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Stein completed her Pediatrics Residency Training at the New England Medical Center/Tufts University and her Dermatology Residency Training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
    Dr. Stein is an expert in the diagnosis and management of childhood skin diseases, including dermatitis of various types, pigmentary disorders, birthmarks, disorders of hair and nails, infectious skin conditions, and cutaneous manifestations of internal diseases. She has a special interest in the presentation of skin disease in children of color. She believes that family education and support are fundamental in pediatric patient care.
    Dr. Stein is an educator and lecturer. She teaches dermatologists, pediatricians and primary care physicians about childhood skin diseases. In 2006, she received the Department of Medicine's Excellence in Education and Clinical Care Award and in 2015 the Department's Postgraduate Teaching Award. For her efforts both as a clinician and teacher, she was named as a Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence and is a fellow in the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators at the University of Chicago.
    Dr. Stein frequently publishes articles in the dermatology literature, has written several book chapters, and has contributed to online dermatology reference materials. She is an Associate Editor of Pediatric Dermatology and a section editor of Clinics in Dermatology; she is a frequent peer reviewer of submissions to a broad range of journals including Pediatric Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and JAMA Dermatology.

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    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL06/2000Dermatology Residency
    The Floating Hospital, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA06/1997Pediatrics Residency
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NYMD06/1994Medicine
    Haverford College, Haverford, PABA05/1989Biology
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    2006Excellence in Education and Clinical Care Award, U of Chicago, Dept of Medicine
    2009 - 2016Fellow in the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators, U of Chicago, Pritzker School of Med
    2015Postgraduate teaching award, U of Chicago, Dept of Medicine
    2017Senior Faculty Scholar, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, U of Chicago

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    1. Xing MH, Onajin O, Venkataraman G, Stein SL. A case of reactive granulomatous dermatitis associated with neonatal lupus erythematosus. J Cutan Pathol. 2023 Sep; 50(9):793-797. PMID: 37311658.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Stein SF, Rios JM, Gearhardt AN, Nuttall AK, Riley HO, Kaciroti N, Rosenblum KL, Lumeng JC, Miller AL. Food addiction and dietary restraint in postpartum women: The role of childhood trauma exposure and postpartum depression. Appetite. 2023 08 01; 187:106589. PMID: 37146651.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Lambert RA, Stein SL. Pediatric hidradenitis suppurativa: Describing care patterns in the emergency department. Pediatr Dermatol. 2023 May-Jun; 40(3):434-439. PMID: 36856161; PMCID: PMC10202834.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Dai J, Hight RS, Grullon K, Xiao TL, Stein SL. Vitiligo-like manifestations of graft-versus-host disease in a pediatric population. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 Sep 05. PMID: 36063124.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    
    5. Cruz SA, Stein SL. The Clinical Presentation and Comorbidities Associated with Granuloma Annulare in the Pediatric Population: A Retrospective Study. Skinmed. 2022; 20(1):24-28. PMID: 35435822.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Xiao TL, Stein SL. A case of non-disseminated herpes zoster as the presenting sign of HIV in a 3-year-old. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 Jul; 39(4):653-654. PMID: 35218072; PMCID: PMC9543074.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    7. Grullon K, Ashi SA, Shea CR, Ruiz de Luzuriaga AM, Stein SL, Rosenblatt AE. Follicular keratosis of the face in pediatric patients of color. Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 Mar; 39(2):231-235. PMID: 35178760.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    8. Cifu AS, Stein SL. Yellow Sac Spider Bite. N Engl J Med. 2021 Nov 11; 385(20):1893. PMID: 34758255.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    9. Xiao TL, Duan GY, Stein SL. Retrospective review of confluent and reticulated papillomatosis in pediatric patients. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Sep; 38(5):1202-1209. PMID: 34561886.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Duan GY, Stein SL. Erythema ab igne in pediatric patients remote schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case series. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Sep; 38(5):1361-1362. PMID: 34463374; PMCID: PMC8646448.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    11. Kamara M, Kuo AM, Stein SL, Faith EF, Pelletier JL, Jacob S, Gonzalez ME, Silverberg NB, PeDRA Skin of Color Special Interest Group. Disparities in availability of skin therapies found in public assistance formularies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 08; 87(2):411-417. PMID: 34450205.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Silverberg NB, Jacob S, Heath C, Gonzalez M, Yu J, Luu M, Benjamin L, Kenner-Bell B, Oboite M, Castelo-Soccio L, Stein SL. Training in pediatric skin of color: Suggested curricular guidelines of the pediatric dermatology research alliance special interest group in pediatric skin of color. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Nov; 38 Suppl 2:90-95. PMID: 34418155.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Polcari IC, Mancini AJ, Stein SL. Facial hypopigmentation in skin of color: An atypical presentation of lichen nitidus. Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Nov; 38 Suppl 2:110-112. PMID: 34272759.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Cifu AS, Alexander JT, Stein SL. What Just Happened? The NRMP 2020-2030: A Speculative Fiction. J Grad Med Educ. 2021 Jun; 13(3):321-322. PMID: 34178253; PMCID: PMC8207929.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Chiu YE, Shmuylovich L, Kiguradze T, Anderson K, Sibbald C, Tollefson M, Kunzler E, Tom WL, Bond K, Ahmad RC, Garcia-Romero MT, Irfan M, Kollman K, Hunt R, Stein SL, Arkin L, Wong V, Pope E, Jacobe H, Brandling-Bennett HA, Cordoro KM, Bercovitch L, Rangel SM, Liu X, Szabo A, Paller AS. Body site distribution of pediatric-onset morphea and association with extracutaneous manifestations. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul; 85(1):38-45. PMID: 33689776.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Jothishankar B, Stein SL. Impact of skin color and ethnicity. Clin Dermatol. 2019 Sep - Oct; 37(5):418-429. PMID: 31896399.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    17. Lund EB, Stein SL. Novel ERCC2 mutation in two siblings with trichothiodystrophy. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019 Sep; 36(5):668-671. PMID: 31282071.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Arnold KA, Gao J, Stein SL. A review of cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions in infants: From common to concerning. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019 May; 36(3):274-282. PMID: 31025427; PMCID: PMC7167752.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Yun D, Silverberg NB, Stein SL. Alopecia areata treated with hydroxychloroquine: A retrospective study of nine pediatric cases. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 May; 35(3):361-365. PMID: 29575039.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Dennin MH, Roman CJ, Stein SL. Congenital Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting in a 27-week-gestation neonate. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 35(2):e140-e141. PMID: 29436047.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Dennin MH, Stein SL, Rosenblatt AE. Vitiligoid variant of lichen sclerosus in young girls with darker skin types. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 35(2):198-201. PMID: 29314207.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Bakke JR, Stein SL. Molluscum Contagiosum of the Gluteal Cleft: Observations and Implications for Management in Five Children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Jul; 34(4):e191-e195. PMID: 28543922.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Roman CJ, Cifu AS, Stein SL. Clinical Guidelines for Management of Acne Vulgaris-Reply. JAMA. 2017 01 10; 317(2):213. PMID: 28097353.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Roman CJ, Cifu AS, Stein SL. Management of Acne Vulgaris. JAMA. 2016 Oct 04; 316(13):1402-1403. PMID: 27701644.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Whittington A, Stein S, Kenner-Bell B. Acro-Dermato-Ungual-Lacrimal-Tooth Syndrome: An Uncommon Member of the Ectodermal Dysplasias. Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Sep; 33(5):e322-6. PMID: 27469932.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Stein SL, Frieden IJ, Noguera-Morel L, Xirotagaros G, Hernández-Martín A, de Prada I, Requena L, Torrelo A. Net-like superficial vascular malformation: clinical description and evidence for lymphatic origin. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Jul; 175(1):191-3. PMID: 26800314.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Stein SL, Cifu AS. Management of Atopic Dermatitis. JAMA. 2016 Apr 12; 315(14):1510-1. PMID: 27115267.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Malloy M, Means AD, Petronic-Rosic V, Stein SL. Pediatric Dermatology Photoquiz: Localized Targetoid Plaques in a Teenager. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 32(6):869-70. PMID: 26584696.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Stein SL. Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Aug; 44(8):319. PMID: 26312590.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Yun D, Stein SL. Blistering Disorders in Children. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Aug; 44(8):e205-12. PMID: 26312595.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    31. Ansari DO, Lapping-Carr G, Alikhan M, Tsoukas ML, Stein SL, de Jong JL. A neonate with a vesiculopustular rash. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Jan; 44(1):e1-5. PMID: 25621627.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Rosenblatt AE, Stein SL. Cutaneous reactions to vaccinations. Clin Dermatol. 2015 May-Jun; 33(3):327-32. PMID: 25889134.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Polcari I, Becker L, Stein SL, Smith MS, Paller AS. Filaggrin gene mutations in African Americans with both ichthyosis vulgaris and atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Jul-Aug; 31(4):489-92. PMID: 24920311.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Rosenblatt AE, Stein SL. A 22-month-old girl with lesions on the face and extremities. Pediatr Ann. 2013 Jan; 42(1):18-20. PMID: 23316831.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Kaminska EC, Ortel B, Sharma V, Stein SL. Narrowband UVB phototherapy as a novel treatment for Netherton syndrome. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2012 Jun; 28(3):162-4. PMID: 22548400.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Sansaricq F, Stein SL, Petronic-Rosic V. Autoimmune bullous diseases in childhood. Clin Dermatol. 2012 Jan-Feb; 30(1):114-27. PMID: 22137235.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Beveridge MG, Polcari IC, Burns JL, Adler A, Hendrickson B, Stein SL. Local vaccine site reactions and contact allergy to aluminum. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Jan-Feb; 29(1):68-72. PMID: 21854416.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Bolotin D, Duffy KL, Petronic-Rosic V, Rhee CJ, Myers PJ, Stein SL. Cold panniculitis following ice therapy for cardiac arrhythmia. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 28(2):192-4. PMID: 20738791.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Polcari IC, Stein SL. Panniculitis in childhood. Dermatol Ther. 2010 Jul-Aug; 23(4):356-67. PMID: 20666823.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Bolotin D, Ortel B, Stein SL. Poorly growing hair in a child. Skinmed. 2010 Jul-Aug; 8(4):246-7. PMID: 21137616.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Ntuen E, Stein SL. Hairpin-induced alopecia: case reports and a review of the literature. Cutis. 2010 May; 85(5):242-5. PMID: 20540414.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Sharma VM, Ruiz de Luzuriaga AM, Waggoner D, Greenwald M, Stein SL. Microphthalmia with linear skin defects: a case report and review. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 25(5):548-52. PMID: 18950397.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    43. Vora S, Damon I, Fulginiti V, Weber SG, Kahana M, Stein SL, Gerber SI, Garcia-Houchins S, Lederman E, Hruby D, Collins L, Scott D, Thompson K, Barson JV, Regnery R, Hughes C, Daum RS, Li Y, Zhao H, Smith S, Braden Z, Karem K, Olson V, Davidson W, Trindade G, Bolken T, Jordan R, Tien D, Marcinak J. Severe eczema vaccinatum in a household contact of a smallpox vaccinee. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 May 15; 46(10):1555-61. PMID: 18419490.
      Citations: 81     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Metry DW, Siegel DH, Cordisco MR, Pope E, Prendiville J, Drolet BA, Horii KA, Stein SL, Frieden IJ. A comparison of disease severity among affected male versus female patients with PHACE syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Jan; 58(1):81-7. PMID: 18029054.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Sharma VM, Stein SL. A novel mutation in K6b in pachyonychia congenita type 2. J Invest Dermatol. 2007 Aug; 127(8):2060-2. PMID: 17429440.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Xu Y, Petronic-Rosic V, Stein SL. Subepidermal calcified nodule in a 7-month-old boy. Skinmed. 2007 Jan-Feb; 6(1):44-5. PMID: 17215623.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Ruiz-de-Luzuriaga AM, Bardo D, Stein SL. PHACES association. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Dec; 55(6):1072-4. PMID: 17110221.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Chien AL, Song DH, Stein SL. Two young girls with lipoblastoma and a review of the literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2006 Mar-Apr; 23(2):152-6. PMID: 16650226.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Welsch MJ, Stein SL. A syndrome of hemimaxillary enlargement, asymmetry of the face, tooth abnormalities, and skin findings (HATS). Pediatr Dermatol. 2004 Jul-Aug; 21(4):448-51. PMID: 15283787.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    50. Sellheyer K, Medenica M, Stein SL. Vesicular eruption on the trunk and in intertriginous folds--quiz case. Arch Dermatol. 2004 Feb; 140(2):231-6. PMID: 14967802.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    51. Fu JL, Stein S, Rosenstein L, Bodwell T, Routbort M, Semler BL, Roos RP. Neurovirulence determinants of genetically engineered Theiler viruses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 Jun; 87(11):4125-9. PMID: 2161533; PMCID: PMC54060.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    52. Roos RP, Stein S, Ohara Y, Fu JL, Semler BL. Infectious cDNA clones of the DA strain of Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus. J Virol. 1989 Dec; 63(12):5492-6. PMID: 2555569; PMCID: PMC251223.
      Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    53. Roos RP, Stein S, Routbort M, Senkowski A, Bodwell T, Wollmann R. Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus neutralization escape mutants have a change in disease phenotype. J Virol. 1989 Oct; 63(10):4469-73. PMID: 2476574; PMCID: PMC251072.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    54. Ohara Y, Stein S, Fu JL, Stillman L, Klaman L, Roos RP. Molecular cloning and sequence determination of DA strain of Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis viruses. Virology. 1988 May; 164(1):245-55. PMID: 2834872.
      Citations: 72     Fields:    Translation:Cells
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